The Penitente Murder Case

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

In the remote mountains of New Mexico, a journalist arrives to do a feature story on the Penitentes, a secretive Catholic cult in which, in imitation of Christ, one chosen member is flagellated and crucified each year. The journalist hires a houseboy (Rubio) who is a member of the cult, and bribes him to show him one of the secret ceremonies. Meanwhile,...read more

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